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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 16 April 2014

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    Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhaus Orchestra take another significant step in an extraordinary musical journey with the release of the two Brahms Serenades. The Serenades have been unjustly neglected and are rarely heard in concert, making them perfect repertoire for Chailly’s enquiring mind. Widely respected as a conductor with a “rare talent for transforming music ripe for rediscovery” (Gramophone), his reading of the Serenades fits with his philosophy that “all music must aspire to be ‘new music’ again”. 

    Sadly, after nearly 30 years together the wonderful vocal group  Anonymous 4 will make the 2015-16 season its last. What a legacy they have left behind, over 20 recordings on the harmonia mundi label and here on Classic Drive we love their latest, 1865 is a CD with Bruce Molsky of material from the American Civil War. That year marked the end of the war and it was also smack dab in the middle of the Romantic period in art, literature, and music. Romanticism flowed through American pop culture as well, so on this disc of Civil War-era songs, expect to hear music infused with highly expressive, sensitive, personal, ofttimes sentimental overtones.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Serenade - Tarantella
      Duration: 5:46
    • 16:08
      Title: Swan Lake - Dance Of The Swan Queen
      Duration: 5:13
    • 16:13
      Title: Der Monde Ist Aufgegangen
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Duration: 3:10
    • 16:16
      Title: Even Such Is Time
      Performer(s): Andrew Swait (Treble)
      Performer(s): Andrew Swait (Treble)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 16:25
      Title: Double Bass Quartet No.3 In D (1st Movement) Moderato
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Duration: 5:44
    • 16:33
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major Bwv 1048 - Movement I - Al
      Duration: 5:47
    • 16:44
      Title: Why Do The Nations
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 17:04
      Title: Dance Suite -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Duration: 4:30
    • 17:27
      Title: Matinees Musicales (1st Movement) March
      Duration: 2:48
    • 17:33
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Duration: 7:59
    • 17:59
      Title: Votre Toast Je Peux Vous Le Rendre (Toreador's Song)
      Performer(s): Robert Massard
      Performer(s): Robert Massard
      Duration: 5:08
    • 18:03
      Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto -- Cello C
      Performer(s): Maurice Gendron (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maurice Gendron (Cello)
      Duration: 7:45
    • 18:12
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo: Allegro Viv
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Duration: 4:26
    • 18:19
      Title: Serenade Op. 44 - Movement I - Moderato, Quasi Marcia
      Duration: 4:07
    • 18:23
      Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement) Rigaudon: Allegro Con Brio -- Holbe
      Duration: 4:33
    • 18:28
      Title: Siúil A Rúin
      Performer(s): Anúna
      Performer(s): Anúna
      Album: The Best of Anuna
      Duration: 2:58
    • 18:33
      Title: Casta Diva -- Norma
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Duration: 5:47
    • 18:39
      Title: Violin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Op35
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
      Duration: 19:06

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